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IPEDS ID: 260901
OPE ID: 00458600
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Kaplan University-Davenport Campus
1801 East Kimberly Road, Davenport, Iowa 52807-2095
General information:  (866) 527-5268
Type:  4-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  52,407 (40,349 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  19 to 1
Net Price
Mission Statement
  Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in a diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty1763,118
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees$11,922$12,272$13,665$13,8841.6%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$7,704$4,992$4,928$4,9841.1%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Off Campus$27,969$22,887$24,152$24,2750.5%
Off Campus with Family$17,705$16,151$17,544$17,6030.3%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11684%————
Grant or scholarship aid1579%$71,048$4,737
Federal grants1368%$58,135$4,472
Pell grants1368%$55,435$4,264
Other federal grants947%$2,700$300
State/local government grant or scholarships421%$6,600$1,650
Institutional grants or scholarships526%$6,313$1,263
Student loan aid1579%$148,415$9,894
Federal student loans1579%$118,751$7,917
Other student loans737%$29,664$4,238
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid126,89271%$124,809,301$4,641
Pell grants24,40964%$98,961,848$4,054
Federal student loans24,61065%$179,539,451$7,295
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$23,025$14,947$18,975
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$22,901$14,520$18,179
$30,001 – $48,000$23,817$16,204$19,745
$48,001 – $75,000$25,264$17,963
$75,001 – $110,000$26,984$21,663$23,712
$110,001 and more$22,699
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment52,407
Undergraduate enrollment40,349
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment8,818
Graduate enrollment12,058
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 16%
Part-time: 84%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 24%
Female: 76%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 29%
Hispanic/Latino: 8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 48%
Two or more races: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 18%
25 and over: 82%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 1%
Out-of-state: 98%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 54%
Part-time: 46%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 99%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 100%
Enrolled in some distance education: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 0%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $45
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 40%
Part-time students: 40%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in 2007-08
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 20%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 16%
Female: 22%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2007-08 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 25%
White: 29%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2007-08 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and seeking a bachelor's degree, who earn a bachelor’s degree within a specified amount of time. At this institution, 24 percent of the overall cohort were pursuing bachelor's degrees in 2007.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 21%
6-year: 31%
8-year: 31%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
  • Interpret data with caution. Students who enroll in the college are not typically first-time students as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students used for the calculation of these graduation rates is traditionally low.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping161d-----
Business Administration and Management, General-909d607d--51d
Business/Commerce, General550d-----
Finance, General--20d---
Category total711d1,299d776d--62d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General-99d----
Category total-99d----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other-1d----
Information Technology299d477d189d--35d
Category total299d478d189d--35d
Early Childhood Education and Teaching161d119d----
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--8d---
Educational/Instructional Technology--39d---
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--169d--33d
Teacher Assistant/Aide52d-----
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels--217d---
Category total213d119d433d--33d
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing-----0d
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other-285d----
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--1d--1d
Health and Wellness, General-368d----
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician151d0d0d---
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other27d-----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management201d176d129d---
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--0d0d--
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller----0d-
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist106d-----
Medical/Clinical Assistant296d-----
Nursing Administration--44d--0d
Nursing Education--112d--2d
Public Health Education and Promotion--25d---
Public Health, General-51d134d---
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other--8d--1d
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse15d480d----
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling-----4d
Category total796d1,360d453d0d0d8d
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration----0d0d
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies387d780d206d-11d-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician41d65d----
Fire Services Administration-0d60d---
Security and Loss Prevention Services----2d-
Category total428d845d266d-21d0d
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary----23d-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal305d220d---61d
Legal Professions and Studies, Other---63d--
Legal Studies, General-182d123d7d--
Category total305d402d123d163d23d61d
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-12d----
Category total-12d----
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other73d13d----
Category total73d13d----
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies-23d10d---
Category total-23d10d---
Applied Behavior Analysis-----21d
Industrial and Organizational Psychology-----0d
Psychology, General-613d278d---
Category total-613d278d--21d
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General263d300d----
Public Administration9d16d58d---
Category total272d316d58d---
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General-22d----
Category total-22d----
Grand total3,0975,6012,58616344220
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (!)1/1/1997 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate26.2%25.9%
Number in default10,9638,669
Number in repayment41,69733,413
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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